Featured Blogger Spotlight | Jake Sell Hicks

We are pleased to announce and spotlight Jake Sell Hicks as our newest Featured Blogger & Volunteer About Jake Sell Hicks Jake was born and raised in Northern New York, but has lived in Oakland, SF, Seattle, Rochester, and spent many months at a time traveling in Europe, North America, and the Islands. He’s onContinue reading “Featured Blogger Spotlight | Jake Sell Hicks”

April Featured Artist Spotlight | Ray Ray Mitrano

We are pleased to spotlight Ray Ray Mitrano the April Featured Artist   About Ray Ray Mitrano Ray Ray Mitrano is a prolific illustrator, artist, educator, and community member. Ray Ray loves to participate in community events, performances, workshops, and group exhibitions. Interactive storytelling is a major part of what he does, whether it involvesContinue reading “April Featured Artist Spotlight | Ray Ray Mitrano”

All About the Rochester Gentrification Conference 2018

Dear Community, What started out as a second edition of our very successful workshop: Let’s Talk About Gentrification Conversation in A Community Room; has evolved into a brand new half day conference coined The Rochester Gentrification Conference | Saturday March 24 at 441 Parsells Ave. This is the first year of a planned annual conferenceContinue reading “All About the Rochester Gentrification Conference 2018”

Heart Bombing Workshop w/ Young Urban Preservationists | February 10

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: Heart Bombing Workshop w/ Young Urban Preservationists | February 10 Saturday February 10 // 2-4PM Help us show a vacant home (and other buildings!) in the Susan B. Anthony Neighborhood some love! Starting at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 10th, we’ll meet up at the 540WMain Community Learning Academy to makeContinue reading “Heart Bombing Workshop w/ Young Urban Preservationists | February 10”

Know Your Rights! What to Do When Stopped by The Police | February 1

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: Know Your Rights! What to Do When Stopped by the Police Thursday February 1 // 6-8:30 PM This new workshop taught by Assistant Public Defender Michael Lopez will cover the essential basics of what to do (and not do) when stopped by the police. Participants will discuss both street (whenContinue reading “Know Your Rights! What to Do When Stopped by The Police | February 1”